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38th Annual ESPID Meeting


We strongly believe that even in the face of an unprecedented pandemic it will be important to have ESPID 2020, albeit held virtually. Hosted by leading international experts, thousands of clinicians, researchers, residents, and students will come together on 26-29 October 2020 online.

Continuing on the success and innovation of previous meetings, ESPID 2020 will feature a wide range of sessions and learning opportunities, showcasing the latest research and developments in paediatric infectious diseases and related topics.

Please visit www.espidmeeting.org for more information on any of the above.


Meningitis Research Foundation Webinars FREE

There are a series of meningitis webinars designed to explore five key question beyond 2020.

Webinar 1: Meningitis in the COVID-19 era
16 November 2020 3-4.30pm GMT (provisional date)

How do we maintain and strengthen meningitis prevention to counteract the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare and immunisation programmes?  


Webinar 2: Future Prevention Strategies for Meningitis

23 November 2020 2-5pm GMT (confirmed date)

How should we protect babies against GBS now and in the future? 

What strategies will help to control the rise of non-vaccine-preventable pneumococcal disease and pneumococcal meningitis?


Webinar 3: Tackling meningitis: the WHO Defeating Meningitis by 2030 Roadmap and the WHO STI Vaccine Roadmap
2 December 2020 1-4pm GMT (provisional date)

Should we introduce adolescent MenB vaccine and will the WHO STI Vaccine Roadmap unlock this?

What progress has been made with the WHO global roadmap Defeating Meningitis by 2030?


The webinars will be free of charge but you will need to register to join the webinars. Save the dates now, and look out for updates on the MRF website when registration opens

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19th-21st November 2020
Sofia, Bulgaria
Premlinary programme can be found here
Further information can be found here

European Academy of Paediatrics Congress and Master Class
22-25 Arpil 2021
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

For further information please click here